Make most of the stay in Paris by learning a new skill. Your 2.5 hours in the kitchen will not go to waste by making macarons.
Listen to the chef about the history of this delicate French pastry. After the introduction, put on your apron as you and your group will start making the ganache, it is a chocolate filling, a bit tricky to make, but the chef will be there to guide you. Next, make the shell which you will be taught how to do the Italian meringue method. Finally, assemble the shell with the ganache filling or you may choose to put homemade jam as well. You will be part of a small group to guarantee a more personalized experience. Enjoy your finished product with a glass of sparkling wine, coffee or tea.
May you be joining by yourself or with a group, this would be a fun and memorable activity. A participant who came with her kids said that the children had a blast preparing macarons and eating them for the rest of the day. A solo traveler commented, he learned how to bake and would highly recommend this class.